City Public Works employee killed after being struck by a vehicle while repairing potholes

Update:  On Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Omaha Police Accident Investigators issued a citation to Alan Solarana for misdemeanor Motor Vehicle Homicide in this case. Update, January 27th, 2017: 48 y/o Salvatore Fidone III has died from injures sustained in this accident. His organs will be donated. A City of Omaha Public …

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Thousands march in Downtown Omaha for women’s rights, against Trump

Thousands of people marched in downtown Omaha to support women’s rights and protest the inauguration of President Donald Trump. The march started at CenturyLink Center at about 6:00 p.m. and extended for blocks around the Downtown and Old Market area, eventually  circling back to the CenturyLink Center. Police estimated the crowd …

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Darnesha Mitchell Homicide Briefing

A gunshot wound victim was transported to CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center in extremely critical condition Wednesday morning. Shooting: 3302 Fowler Ave. @shotspotter detected 11 shots fired, multiple uncooperative callers.OFD: E21, M21 — MeanStreets Omaha (@MeanStreetsOMA) January 11, 2017 Officers and medics were dispatched to 3302 Fowler Avenue at about …

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Jimmy Johns employees foil robbery attempt by not opening cash register

OPD Press Release:  A suspect made an unsuccessful attempt to rob the Jimmy John’s at 108th & Maple Street Sunday evening. Officers responded to the restaurant at 6:10 pm. Employees told officers that a black male, approximately 6 foot tall, wearing a light gray hooded sweatshirt, entered the business, showed …

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